Images

The Images section features photographs, postcards, and different types of artwork, as well as reproductions of images that appeared in newspapers, magazines, and other publications. These images all reflect the Carlisle Indian School students, facilities, and staff. Images available here are drawn from files housed at the U. S. National Archives, from collections of Carlisle Indian School materials housed at various archival repositories, and from a variety of published sources. Visitors to this website are also invited to share copies of photographs from their own personal and family collections; please contact us if you have images you would like to contribute.

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Fourteen Cheyenne students [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of six male students and eight female students, all wearing school uniforms. The caption for the Cumberland County Historical Society copy of this image states that they are from the Cheyenne nation and arrived in August 1883. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Emily Ross and Ella Ross, c.1883

Studio portrait of Emily Ross and Ella Ross, both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Susie Martinez holding a doll [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Susie Martinez holding a doll.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Susie Martinez & Doll. Delaware.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Harry Shirley [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Harry Shirley wearing school uniform.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH2-074c and 13-28-01.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Chauncey Yellow Robe [version 2], 1883

Studio portrait of Chauncy Yellow Robe (Timber Yellow Robe) in native dress.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Chancey Yellow Robe Sioux Indian when started to school.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Mack Kutepi, c.1883

Studio portrait of Mack Kutepi wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Dining Hall with female student workers [version 2], c.1883

View of the dining hall, set up for a meal, with eight female student workers posed at the ends of the tables and an older white woman seated at a table in the center. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Susie Martinez holding a doll [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Susie Martinez wearing school uniform, holding a doll and a large hat. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Eleven Navajo students [version 1], 1883

Studio portrait of ten male students and one female student.

For explantion of the identification of the students in this image and the date see the Dickinson College copy of this image in Related Images.

The students are, seated in front, left to right - Charles Damon, George Williams. Seated, left to right - Manuelito Choni, Charlie, Tom Torlino, Manuelito Chiquito, Antoinette Williams. Standing, left to right - Saahtlie (George Watchman), Benjamin Damon, Francisco, Stailey Norcross.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Theodore McCauley, c.1883

Studio portrait of Theodore McCauley wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Male students gathered for harvesting [?], c.1883

Male students, not in uniform, posed in a line, many holding baskets or buckets and forked sticks. At right are white men and women, posed next to and on the porches of a dormitory building. 

It has been suggested the forked sticks were used for some kind of harvesting, perhaps of apples. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Two female students and one male student, c.1883

Studio portrait of two unidentified female students wearing white pinafores and one unidentified male student in a school uniform. 

The male student may be Harry Marmon and one of the female students may be Candelaria Quintana. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Harvey Whiteshield [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of Harvey Whiteshield. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Susie Martinez holding a doll [version 3], c.1883

Studio portrait of Susie Martinez wearing school uniform, holding a doll and a large hat. 

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has three copies of this image: PA-CH1-076a and CS-CH-005.1.-.2. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Fourteen Cheyenne students [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of six male students and eight female students, all wearing school uniforms. The caption says that they are all from the Cheyenne nation and arrived in August 1882. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-067a and BS-CH-039. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Harry Marmon, c.1883

Studio portrait of Harry Marmon wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Chauncey Yellow Robe [version 1], 1883

Chauncey Yellow Robe (Timber Yellow Robe) as he entered the school in 1883.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Kent Black Bear, c.1883

Studio portrait of Kent Black Bear. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Kent Black Bear and Dana Long Wolf [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of Kent Black Bear (seated) and Dana Long Wolf (standing), both holding straw boater hats.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Samuel De Rauza, c.1883

Studio portrait of Samuel De Rauza.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-033c and 13-37-02. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Three male students with eight students who have just arrived, c.1883

Portrait of three unidentified male students standing behind a row of eight seated students in native dress, presumably shortly after their arrival. The group is posed on the school grounds behind the large boys' dormitory.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Ellis Childers, c.1883

Studio portrait of a young man . 

Note: There is a difficult to read handwritten caption along the side of the image which we believe says: Ellis Childers

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Casper Edson and an unidentified male student, c.1883

Casper Edson (seated) and an unidentified male student (standing), both wearing school uniforms. 

Note: A handwritten caption along the side of the image reads: Casper Edson and [de Beth?]

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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